Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co, makers of Kentucky Bourbon Ale and Town Branch Whiskeys tell BourbonBlog.com they are using their own alcohol supply to produce hand sanitizer and provide it free of charge during the Coronavirus crisis.
The impact of COVID-19 is being felt around the world, including Central Kentucky. As the local community works to combat the spread of coronavirus, hand sanitizer remains in high demand. In an effort to help supplement the shortage,
“As the community rallies together amid the adversity caused by COVID-19, we want to do our part,” said Mark Coffman, Master Distiller at Town Branch in Lexington, Kentucky.
“In this small way, we are able to help our neighbors and support the ongoing effort to keep everyone safe and healthy.”
The hand sanitizer comprises 80% alcohol, aloe vera gel and a small amount of hydrogen peroxide, along with natural ingredients added for scent. The bottles are made with recyclable glass.
Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. will continue to produce and distribute its hand sanitizer on a regular basis. They are working with city officials to identify organizations in need.
Implementing social distancing practices, a team member from Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. will deliver the hand sanitizer, with recipients notified ahead of time to coordinate the drop-off.
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